Kevin Coppage Sr.

Paul Kevin Coppage Sr., 62, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at his home in Madison.

He was born July 24, 1958, in Madison, to Jack Kober and Bernice Ilene Sage Coppage. He was raised in Madison, resided there most of his life and was baptized in the Catholic faith. He attended Madison Consolidated High School and Ivy Tech and was inducted into the US Army on Oct. 17, 1976, in Madison. He rose to the rate of Private First Class and served in Company A, First Battalion, First AIT Brigade. He was honorably discharged on March 3, 1977 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and remained in the Reserves until discharge on May 4, 1982. He married Joyce McDole on Aug. 5, 1980 and they had a son and a daughter. He later married April Mullins Humphrey and they had a daughter and he added a stepdaughter. Early in life he worked on oil rigs in Corpus Christi, Texas, and later worked in maintenance at Royer Corporation, in production and maintenance at Madison Precision, remodeling with Frank Humphrey, electrical, heating and cooling with Terry’s Heating and Cooling, was a clerk at the Bottle Shop, and was currently a care-giver to his mother and a bar assistant at the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion where he was a member, a Sons of the American Legion and had served as Sergeant at Arms and on the Honor Guard for more than 10 years. He was an avid UK basketball fan, enjoyed playing the bowling machine at the Central Hotel, cards, the guitar, golf, video games, riding his motorcycle, socializing, being a handyman and spending time with his family and friends. He was proud of the dragon tattoo on his back.

Survivors include his mother of Madison; his companion, Joyce McDole Coppage Waters of Madison; his son, Paul Kevin Coppage II of Louisville; his daughters, Jennifer Coppage of La Grange, Kentucky and Jamie Coppage of Madison; his stepdaughter, Kayla Nichole Jones of Louisville; his sisters, Sheryl Backus and Pamela Coker, both of Madison; his brothers, Patrick Coppage of Hanover, Indiana and Tommy Coppage of Kent, Indiana and four grandchildren, three aunts and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, his grandparents and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will be at a later date in the Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison. Visitation is 4 p.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.

A final salute will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with military honors to follow by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kevin Coppage Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, remembrances and donations, www.morgan-nay.com.

Donna Jeter

Donna Jeter, 81, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.

She was born on March 27, 1939, in Warsaw, Kentucky, to Ernest and Jeanette Raiser, March 27, 1939, and graduated from Patriot High school in Patriot, Indiana, in 1957.

Survivors include two daughters, Gayle Jeter and Sara Lane and three grandchildren, Jeremy Jeter, William Butts and Liberty Lane.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bruce Jeter in 2014 and a son, Kenneth Jeter, in 2012.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Judy Jones

Judy Ann Chandler Jones, 78, of Milton, Kentucky, died on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at her home in Milton.

She was born Aug. 18, 1942, in Trimble County, Kentucky, and was raised in the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Milton and later in the Hebron Baptist Church. She was a member of the Class of 1960 at Central High School on Rykers Ridge, and worked for many years as a stitcher with the U.S. Shoe Corporation and for four years in production at Baileys Manufacturing in Madison. She then began a career as a waitress at Bob Evans for the next 19 1/2 years until retiring. She married Thomas J. Jones on Feb. 2, 1975 in Madison and had lived in the Milton community for the past 31 years. She was meticulous in her work, enjoyed country music and University of Kentucky sports, never met a stranger and her cat, “Boo Boo” brought her much love the past several years.

Survivors include her sons, Ronald Edward Bladen and Charles Robert “Bob” Bladen, both of Madison; two sisters, Doris Moler of Madison and Phyllis June Kirby of Milton; a brother, Eugene Chandler of Madison; and four grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas J. Jones, on Dec. 15, 2017; four brothers, Grover J. Chandler in 1938, J.R. Chandler in 2006, Bennie Truman Chandler in 2012 and Roger Allen Chandler in 2017; and a sister, Dorothy “Dottie” Ruth Chandler Winkle, in 2011.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Visitation is 11 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral home,

Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences and memorials, www.morgan-nay.com.

Jerry Quirin

Joseph Raymond “Jerry” Quirin, 66, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at the Hickory Creek of Madison in Madison after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

He was born Jan. 25, 1954, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Joseph Raymond Quirin Sr. and Doris Walker Quirin. He was raised Roman Catholic in Gainesville, Florida, and graduated school there and then attended college. He worked for more than 20 years in home health care services. He had formerly resided in Savannah, Georgia, and later moved to Madison where he had lived the past 18 years. He co-owned and co-operated with Richard Sanders, his partner of 38 years, Ditto’s in downtown Madison for the past 12 years. He enjoyed traveling, history, reading Stephen King books, watching sci-fi and old movies and especially cooking. His Doberman Pinscher Maximillian brought him much joy. He played the piano and enjoyed singing church hymns and served two trips as a religious missionary to the Philippines.

Survivors include his partner of 38 years, Richard Sanders, of Madison; his sisters, Joanne Lake of Waldo, Florida and Teresa Quirin, Donna Quirin-Gay, Kathy Quirin and Mary Martha “Happy” Quirin, all of Gainesville; a brother, Thomas Quirin of Daytona Beach, Florida; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Quirin.

Private services will be held at a later date. Interment will be in the Vernon Cemetery in Vernon, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Association. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, remembrances and donations, www.morgan-nay.com.